Gadgets & Gear

If there's one thing we've noticed over the years, it's that many reviews aren't very honest. They often leave out glaring problems, meaning sad times for the poor bloke who went out and bought the thing. Well, I'm here to tell you that we won't be pulling any punches. Whether we're reviewing the latest Android phone or an ultralight backpack, we'll cover it all, the good and the bad.

Crystal Wash – A Better Way To Do Laundry?

Bio Ceramics Crystal Wash

Laundry is a never ending story and unfortunately it’s something that has to be done unless your intention is to keep people away. If you don’t like using detergent because you think it’s a ripoff or perhaps you don’t want the chemicals or perfumes on your clothes then consider the Crystal Wash. Crystal Wash is […]

6 Reasons Why I Prefer Electronic Cigarettes

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Ever since the Surgeon General has started the very familiar movement that cigarette smoking is dangerous to your health, every cigarette company started searching for ways to reduce the tar and nicotine levels of their products. In the effort to create a more safe smoking experience, a new industry was born. Since its origin, the […]

Trashcan 2.0 – The Bruno Smartcan

Bruno Smartcan trash bin

Everything in the home seems to be getting smarter as the years go by. We have smart appliances, smart TV’s, vacuums, toilets (although expensive), and even smart light bulbs. And now, we have smart trashcans. Unfortunately, this trashcan won’t go around the home looking for trash to pickup but it does have a number of […]

Roccbox – Portable Wood And Gas Fired Stone Oven


Most of us can’t or don’t have a stone oven in the house/backyard so we have to go out to a specialty pizzeria to get some awesome pizza and pasta. But that’s about to change with the soon to be released Roccbox. Roccbox is the world’s first portable wood and gas fired stone oven allowing […]

Attitudes Towards E-Cigarettes: Popular in Pittsburgh, Banned in Delaware

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E-cigarettes, the ‘vape shops’ which sell them, and the practice of ‘vaping’ has spread like wildfire in the last two years, but not all areas have responded equally to the devices. In Pittsburgh, vaping is so popular that the city recently hosted its first Vaping Convention, and local vape shops sell everything from “starter kids” […]

Mini Cooli – Portable Hand Held Air Conditioner

Mini Cooli portable AC unit

Here in Vancouver, BC, the temperate has been higher than normal for this time of the year. Homes here do not usually have air conditioning units since our summers are not considered to be all that hot with an average summer temperature of 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Of course there are the odd days where the […]